BADUNG- A whale carcass with a length of 13.8 meters was found on Canggu Beach, precisely in front of the Delmar Cafe restaurant, North Kuta District, Badung Regency, Bali, on Thursday (21/1).
Permana Yudiarso as Head of the Denpasar Coastal and Marine Resources Management Agency (BPSPL) explained that the whale was a Great White.
“We are working on the carcass. It is estimated that it is a Great White with a length of 13.8 meters. When it was found, this whale was rotted,” said Yudiarso.
From reports, the whale was stranded and found by residents at around 10.00 a.m WITA. It is possible that the whale died long ago and was carried away by the waves of the current and stranded in the Canggu area.
Meanwhile, his party is still checking the whale’s body to know about the whale’s dead causes. Then, the whale will immediately be buried in that area.
“The team will contact the veterinarian to also check the contents of his stomach. We also take a specimen to identify the species. His body has rotted and his tail has been crushed, might be it has been a long time since he died,” said Yudiarso. (Kanalbali / KAD)